This is the second installment of our Pacific Standard Time Presents diary, covering the Modern architecture extravaganza that's blanketing the city. Go here for the first installment: *The Getty's Big, New Exploration of L.A. Architecture.
Who would have guessed that with just the right amount of ... More >>
Sick and tired of helicopters flying low over your neighborhood?
California-based federal legislators, including Sen. Dianne Feinstein and U.S. Rep. Henry Waxman, today introduced the "Los Angeles Residential Helicopter Noise Relief Act" to restrict flight paths and limit how low choppers can fly.
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[Editor's note: Soon-to-be-award-winning gonzo music journalist Danielle Bacher prowls the late late night scene for West Coast Sound. For this installment, she hit the town with Demrick, aka Young De, a rapper and songwriter who has collaborated with Snoop Dogg, Cypress Hill, Kurupt and Xzibit. Als ... More >>
Let's all try to be really open-minded for a hot second.
Records Ad Nauseam, a niche record label run out of the Hollywood boutique Beauty is Pain, just put out a vinyl LP of never-before-released Charles Manson music. Recorded on tape in a room above the chapel at Vacaville Medical Facility in th ... More >>
As the investigation continues into 19-year-old Kendrec McDade's death by police gunfire on March 24, the scenario is looking worse and worse for the two Pasadena police officers who shot McDade.
Last Saturday, at a tense community meeting near the crime scene, Pasadena Police Chief Philip Sanchez ... More >>
As insanely boring -- and incomprehensible to the average voter -- as the redistricting of Los Angeles may be, it's kind of a big deal.
We understand the apathy. In a city where only a little over 10 percent of eligible voters turn out for municipal elections at all, they can hardly be expected to ... More >>
Yvette Vickers played mistress to the 50 foot woman's husbandUpdate: County coroner's Assistant Chief Ed Winter tells KTLA News today that Vickers died of heart disease. But, he said, he's not sure when she died.
In a sprawling, 1920s-era stone-and-wood estate in Beverly Hills, former B-list ... More >>